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NBC
Nov 9, 2012 11:00pm EST
believed to be the other woman in the affair. >> in his resignation letter to president obama, david petraeus, who took over at the cia in 2011, wrote, after being married for 37 years, i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. such behavior is unacceptable as the husband -- as a husband and the leader of an organization such as ours. he resigned just days after his boss won reelection. president obama accepted it, saying, i wish them the very best at this difficult time. >> for lack of a better term, petraeus is a legend. one of the few generals in american history to get so much credit for some many different things. >> he was scheduled to testify on the terrorist attack in benghazi that left four americans dead, including ambassador chris stevens. >> this is probably the most politically uncomfortable, leaving aside the stuff from the affair, just the benghazi question, the most politically- uncomfortable question the guy had since reaching that stage. >> the resignation caught even washington d.c. off guard. >> the president accepted petraeus' resignation on
NBC
Nov 10, 2012 9:00am EST
latest from chris clackum. >> in his resignation to president obama, david patraeus wrote, "after being married for over 37 years, i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. such behavior is unacceptable both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours." patraeus resigns days after his boss won re-election but president obama accepted it saying, about patraeus and his wife, holly, "i wish them the very best at this difficult time." >>it's too soon to tell today bt for lack of a better term patraeus is a legend, one of the to get so much credit. >> patraeus was scheduled to testify at house and senate hearings next week on the terrorist attack in september on the american embassy in benghazi, libya, that left four americans dead, including ambassador chris stevens. >> this is really probably the most politically uncomfortable -- leaving aside the stuff with the affair -- on the benghazi question -- the most politically uncomfortable moment the guy has had since he reached the national stage. >> the resignation of the highly decorated former
NBC
Nov 10, 2012 6:00am EST
surprising resignation. >> reporter: in his resignation letter to president obama david petraeus who took over at the cia in 2011 wrote, after being married for over 37 years i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extra marital affair. such behavior is unacceptable. b both as a husband and as a leader of an organization such as ours. petraeus resigns just days after his boss won re-election, but president obama accepted it, saying about petraeus and his wife holly i wish them the very best at this difficult time. >> a little too soon to tell today because of how sudden this was but for lack of a better term petraeus is a legend. he is one of the few generals in american history to get so much credit for so many things. >> reporter: petraeus had been scheduled to testify at house and senate hearings next week on the terrorist attack in september on the american embassy in benghazi, libya, that left four americans dead including ambassador chris stevens. >> this is really probably the most politically uncomfortable, leaving aside the stuff with the affair, just on the benghazi q
FOX Business
Nov 10, 2012 12:00am EST
on "money" david siegel warned of layoffs if president obama was reelected but none of west gait's resort employees got pink slips. he is here to tell you what they got instead. >>> president obama and house speaker boehner at loggerheads over the fiscal cliff today. is this a song and dance before a real deal is made. we're going to explain that. do you ever have too much money? ♪ . melissa: like so many executives west gait resorts ceo david siegel was concerned about another four years under president obama's leadership. just before the election he sent an e-mail to all his employees saying in part, quote, many new taxes are levied on me or my company as our current president plans i will have no choice but to reduce the size of company. well, turns out he didn't quite follow through on the threat. instead none of his employees were fired. he gave everyone a average of 5% raise. that was so nice. why the change in heart. david siegel, chairman and ceo of westgate resorts, what happened? >> first i all i never said i was going to lay off anyone if president obama was reelected.
MSNBC
Nov 10, 2012 1:00pm PST
difference. and barack obama had just enough to get through. >> david maraniss, obama biographer, pulitzer prize winner. thank you so much for your time this afternoon. >> okay, craig, thank you. >>> one of the big challenges facing president obama right now, replacing some key members of his cabinet, including secretary of state hillary clinton. >>> plus, they came that. >> saw, they voted. don't underestimate the youth vote. had a bigger showing than a lot of us expected. and they have expectations as well. the youth of america coming up next. you're watching msnbc. >>> well, the youth vote was crucial for president obama's election victory. the president won the votes of 18 to 29-year-olds by a margin of 67% to 37%. so how will young voters wield their power? joining me heather smith, president of rock the vote, and matthew siegle, co-founder and president of our time, a group representing the interests of young americans. good afternoon to both of you. >> good afternoon. >> the youth vote was especially important in critical battleground states. this is according to a think t
FOX News
Nov 10, 2012 11:00am EST
conclude. here is david asbin. >> president obama's big win this week putting a hold on plan to repeal his healthcare law. more companies are warning it is worsening the cuts of jobs and pass on costs to you the consumer. will that halt a chance for a full recovery for our economy. i am david asbin. welcome to forbes on fox. we'll go to teave, and rick and victoria and morgan and elizabeth. stove is not repealing health care law hurt the recovery? >> it will hurt subis it notly. it will hit the bad pars and no coincidence after the election . taxes are going for individuals and businesses. do they dump the people on medicare and you will see another thing happen, fewer full-time yobs and not catching up in obamacare. >> rick unger, it is not just businesss and folks of businesses making over $150,000.ine those making $50,000 or more it will cost them money . it is going to cost and maybe it is good in the long run but it costs. >> the arguments remind me what we heard in the 60s when fica taxes were doubled to pay for medicare . we survived. you would not imagine calls i have had business
CNN
Nov 10, 2012 7:00am EST
. thanks for starting your morning with us. >> we begin this hour with the downfall of general david petraeus. president obama accepted his resignation as cia director yesterday. petraeus cited an extra marital affair as the reason for stepping down. joining me now is cnn intelligence correspondent suzanne kelly. suzanne, good morning. i know you've had a busy couple of days here. so, how is the intelligence community processing this? have they made any sense of it yet? >> i think it will take days for that, randi, for a couple of reasons. just a shot here in washington. if you had polled the top minds in washington a week ago and asked them about david petraeus, they would be more likely to talk about future career ambitions than what was going on outside his marriage. that was such a stunner yesterday. not only did david petraeus step down as head of the cia, but admitted to doing so in a letter that he wrote to employees at the cia and i think, you know, processing sort of the shock of that is one part of this, but the other part that we're going to really focus on in the coming w
MSNBC
Nov 10, 2012 2:00pm EST
resignation and president obama said give me 24 hours to think about it and then on friday president obama accepted the resignation. president obama releasing a statement essentially praising the work that david petraeus has done and also saying that the administration's thoughts and prayers are with the petraeus family. david petraeus wrote this note to his colleagues at the cia. i just want to read it to you. after being married for 37 years, i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. such behavior is unacceptable both as a husband and a leader of an organization such as ours. this sun folding and the obama administration is under scrutiny for handling the attacks in benghazi. david petraeus was set to testify. at this point in time, be that is not going to happen. president obama appointed mike morell, the acting director of the cia. as of this very moment, craig, we expect mike morell to testify on capitol hill about that incident in benghazi. this remains under investigation and certainly sending shock waves throughout the community here in drk c. and at t
MSNBC
Nov 10, 2012 9:00am PST
obama the story." david, welcome. thanks for joining me. >> great to be with you, alex. >> i want to first up get your reaction to that tape that we just played of the president tearing up there. is that unexpected given the man that you know from all your exhaustive research and who you followed? >> well, he doesn't show that sort of emotion very often. but the circumstances explained it completely. i mean, he was very tired. he was emotional from the win. and he was thinking back on his own life. he had just run his last campaign and won it and was thinking -- he was in chicago. that's where it all started for him as a community organizer. and he was looking at young people and thinking about his own journey. and so all of that added up to a fairly rare but very emotional moment for him. >> in a new "washington post" column, you write "since he first thought about being president, a notion that came to him relatively late compared with most politicians, he has wanted to be a great one. when he stepped onto the stage tuesday night he realized he has that chance." does a second term
CNN
Nov 9, 2012 11:00pm EST
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MSNBC
Nov 10, 2012 12:00pm EST
house officials insist they did not learn about that david p david petraeus had a big problem on his hand until monday. petraeus lays it outside, then president obama accepts the resignation on friday. if there were any national security implications of this fbi investigation into the e-mail, then that would have required some prior notification to somebody in the white house. if you're a cia director is in a situation that is creating a national security issue, then there's no way that the fbi doesn't let the white house know about that well in advance. >> joining me now for today's strategy talk, former democratic congressman martin frost and former republican congressman tom davis. gentlemen, welcome back. good to see you both. >> thanks. >> thank you. good to be with you. >> mr. frost, how do you read the timing of all this? >> alex, i don't know any of the snds information. i saw general petraeus about two weeks ago in washington, d.c. at the premiere of the new movie "argo" about the cia. but i don't know any of the information behind all this. he is a highly respected general
PBS
Nov 9, 2012 4:00pm PST
unexpected resignation. a short time ago, general david is stepping down as cia director. president obama accepted the resignation of the retired four- star general. he praised his outstanding service. michael, how much of a shock was this? >> it was pretty much a surprise, the general, as far as i know, was very well-thought of at the agency. certainly a defender of the agency and several weeks ago, he made it very clear after the attack that no one at the agency prevented assistance going to the man going under attack. it was the white house -- >> the resignation comes just ahead of hearing about been gauzy. >> it is a very peculiar thing, he was scheduled to testify under oath next thursday, with other people from the intelligence community about exactly why no assistance was sent to those people, even though we watched and listened to the attack for seven hours. >> how pivotal of figure was he? >> i think he was an important figure not only in the administration but for the country and our allies. he and his predecessor are not willing to say the obama administration is lying ab
CSPAN
Nov 9, 2012 8:00pm EST
david petraeus had resigned due to an extramarital affair. surely after this, president obama released a statement accepting his resignation. this briefing is just under one hour. >> good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. welcome back to the white house briefing room. it is a pleasure to be back. we have not done this too often of late since we have all been traveling. i want to thank all of you who traveled with us over these past several weeks and months. i know that sometimes grueling. it was certainly part of a remarkable process. just a reminder of the greatness of the country in which we live. before i take your questions, let me give you this announcement. next thursday, the president will travel to new york to the recovery efforts, meet with affected families and local officials, and the brave first responders that have worked tirelessly to protect communities following hurricane sandy. more details about the trip will be announced when they are available. the new york area. earlier today, the president convened a call with homeland security secretary napolitano, the fema administ
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 5:30pm PST
" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. late today president obama accepted the resignation of the director of central intelligence, david petraeus. petraeus acknowledged having an extramarital affair. we have learned that for the last few months the f.b.i. has been investigating the communications of petraeus. law enforcement sources tell bob orr there was concern about e-mails that the c.i.a. director was exchanging with a woman who is a journalist. additional sources tell us those communications involved paula broadwell, seen here with petraeus on a department plane. broadwell, 39 years old, published a book last year on petraeus' time as the general in charge in afghanistan. broadwell is a harvard university research associate and she spent time in afghanistan with petraeus. she is a west point graduate, as is petraeus. we have tried to reach broadwell today but we have not heard back. before this sudden development, it would have been hard to find edyone in washington admired as much as david petraeus. wae former general led the war in iraq and the war in sfghanistan. he i
CNN
Nov 10, 2012 2:00pm EST
. it would have been difficult for president obama or for david petraeus to decide to remain because he then would have become the story. the discretion would have had an ongoing life to it. as bad as it is now, he'll get through it and move on with his life, and the cia has no doubt already moved on. >> fran, could he still be called to testify regarding the attack on benghazi or since he resigned he's no longer in line to testify? >> the person representing the cia and the cia's knowledge will be mike morrell, the now acting director of cia, previously in the 9/11 attack, the deputy director. mike is a career officer who is perfectly competent to represent the cia and testify on their behalf. now, congress can ask petraeus to come up and testify. question is if he was not willing to cooperate, could they subpoena him? i suppose it's possible. i think all of that is unlikely. i think if they ask him to appear, i expect that it is likely he would be willing to do that. we can't be sure, but frankly, rather than go through that, it ought to be about the facts of benghazi and 9/11 and
CBS
Nov 10, 2012 5:00am PST
this half hour president obama is praising retired general david petraeus for his lifetime of military service but mr. obama may be shaken by petraeus' sudden resignation. after just 15 months heading the central intelligence agency, and by the reason he quit he admits cheating on his wife. cbs news senior correspondent and former fbi official john miller is here with more on petraeus, the fbi investigation and the potential fallout. john, good morning. >> good morning. >> this is something that the fbi was looking at his emails but didn't expect to find. >> they weren't even looking at his emails. they were looking at something else and they kind of stumbled into what appeared to be communications between the director of the cia and paula broadwell. there were things about those communications that were suspicious. now there's a little here we don't know. what would those things have been? were they leaving draft messages without sending them in a common e-mail account so that they could go read them and fly under the radar, were they using language that was so cryptic as to
CNN
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm PST
scandal is rocking the obama administration three days after the election. cia david petraeus has been cheating on his wife. we have the details who may be the center of it all. her name is linda broadwell. she has spent a year in afghanistan with petraeus. here is a picture from their website. right now the cia is investigating a tip that she is the other woman. she is the woman named in that fbi tape. petraeus has not admitted an affair directly with her. but he said, yesterday afternoon, i went to the white house and asked the president to be allowed, for personal reasons, to resign from my position as d/cia. after being married for over 37 years, i showed extreme poorly judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. such behavior is unacceptable, both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours. this afternoon, the president graciously accepted my resignation. author of "the secrets skreof t fbi," and suzanne kelly. let's start with suzanne kelly. this is a massive blow, really, to everybody in the white house, to general petraeus, to his wife and to the country
FOX News
Nov 10, 2012 6:00am EST
regret the resignation of david petraeus, i wish president obama had not accepted this resignation, but i understand and step the decision. david petraeus, all against should be grateful for his service. he was 37 years in, and a one time presidential candidate. so, all this have has been, quite shocking to the intelligence community, to the military community and we lrl had tony safer on "fox & friends" and he said that actually what this is is a big distraction from the issue of benghazi. >> all roads lead back to the first 24 hours where my sources and cia officers reporting accurately up their chain of command that this was a terrorist-- act of terrorism in benghazi, somehow, that got derailed and for days almost two weeks that presidential daily brief said it was a video. why is that? and we've got get to the bottom of that. general petraeus sits in a very critical node of whatever happened. and i think he must talk to the people, the american people to congress about what he knew and what the issue is. frankly, i think some of this has to do with his departure and trotted out it t
CNN
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
american intelligence community and the obama administration, and it's still developing at this hour. general david petraeus resigned today as director of the cia after admitting he had an extramarital affair. they confirm to cnn that the investigators have been exploring tips on an affair with eleanor broadbar. they tried to see if there was a potential security risk, in other words, perhaps petraeus was blackmailed. she is the one with whom petraeus admitted having an affair. petraeus is a highly respected, four-star general who commanded forces in both iraq and afghanistan. he was sworn in to run the cia a little over a year ago with vice president biden with his wife holly at his side. that was the swearing in. they've been married 35 years, have two grown kids. so how will this revelation impact the committee? member of the cia's external advisory committee, and also cnn's officer, and intelligence correspondent. susan, let's start with you. what can you tell us about this probe with paula broadwell. what would the fbi have been looking for, and do we know how long this was goin
FOX News
Nov 10, 2012 3:00am PST
how feinstein put it? >> i very much regret the resignation of david petraeus as director of the cia. this is enormous loss for our nation's intelligence community and for our country. i wish president obama had not accepted this resignation. but i understand and respect the decision. petraeus is one of america's best and brightest and all americans should be grateful for his service. no doubt. david petraeus, the most decorated military officer of his generation. turned around the war in iraq. arguably in afghanistan. depending on how you see things. many people are saying this has to do with something more than sex. it just doesn't add up. the day after the election. the white house learned about. this. >> is that when they learned about it? >> well, some sources say they knew about it for months. >> well, it's going to be great fodder for discussion for four hours. that age old question. >> absolutely. it's an affair. it's bad judgment. a bad decision. should that negate your fantastic career. one of the best generals ever? >> some say when it comes to the cia. then you are compro
FOX Business
Nov 10, 2012 1:00am EST
. this show, special correspondent kennedy, spent election night with president obama and his fans, and a real expert individual freedom, the cato institute, david bowes. >> i'm zach from florida, and i was curious of yur future plans at the 2016 election, and if that's in the pls. >> well, i think that the last thing people want to hear right now is anybody with future maps going to 20. i mean, that's like sticking the finger in the throughout ready to throw u just over how sick we are of presidential politics at this moment, but staying involved, trying to provide a voice here for issues that i think are really important, and those issues are civil liberties, and those issues are spending, nd those issues are the endless wars that we find ourselves in creating more enemies to the country than fewer. john: on the scale between fun and horribly grueling, what was the campaign like? [laughter] >> it was exactly that. [laughter] it was fun to horribly grueling. looking forward here to fun here, so looking forward to fun. [laughter] >> governor johnson, i heard yourself and judge gray filed
NBC
Nov 10, 2012 5:00am PST
improper access to petraeus' e-mails or other computer access. meanwhile, mr. obama appointed petraeus' deputy michael morrell to take over at the cia and released this statement, thanking petraeus for his service. quote, by any measure, through his lifetime of service, david petraeus has made our country safer and stronger, going forward my thoughts and prayers are with dave and holly petraeus, who has done so much to help military families through her own work. i wish them the very best at this difficult time. now, this comes as the cia and the obama administration faces scrutiny about that benghazi attack. erica? >> what can you tell us about the acting director, kristen, mike morrell? will he now testify, again? as you heard this week is the hearing on the benghazi attacks? >> that's what is expected. michael morrell is a career agent at the cia. he joined back in 1980 when he was 21 years old as an economic analyst. what's so interesting is that he is one of the top people who was briefing president obama during the planning process to take down osama bin laden. so president obama
FOX Business
Nov 9, 2012 10:00pm EST
receive them. retired four-star general david patraeus today resigned from the cia, and the implications into the bin does the investigation, the political implications for the obama white house, we will explore here tonight. turning back to the presdent's states campaign like event today, he did not answer any questions or reveal any specifics about his fiscal vision, if you will, but he did repeat this familiar pronouncement. >> already i have put forward a detailed plan that allows us to make these investments while reducing our deficit by $4 trillion over the next decade i want to be clear. i am not wed to every detail of my plan. i am open to compromise. i am open to new ideas. i am committed to solving our fiscal challenges. but i refuse to accept any approach that is not balanced in. him. lou: well, will the republican-led party provide any countervailing influence of force against that tax increases proposed by the president? former special assistant to president george w. bush, a pulitzer prize-winning columnist , fox is contributor michael goodwin, a veteran campaign strategist
FOX Business
Nov 10, 2012 2:00am EST
community today. david petraeus is out. he went to the white house yesterday to tell obama he was resigning. the reason is because he had an extramarital affair. late this afternoon we learned that the affair was with his biographer, paula broadwell. this comes just days before congress gets set to have a hearing on the killing of chris stevens in benghazi, libya. no word but thatill still be e case. speaker boehner saying that obamacare is the law of the land. ccming up next, what to expect with the floodgates that are with the floodgates that are coming ♪ remember when ♪ ♪ the sound of little feet was music ♪ ♪ we danced to week to week ♪ brought back the love ♪ we found trust ♪ vowed we'd never give it up ♪ ♪ remember when ♪ ♪ remember when ♪ we said when we turned gray ♪ ♪ when the children ♪ grow up and move away ♪ we won't be sad ♪ we'll be glad ♪ for all the life we've had ♪ remember when gerri: cold gerri: former house speaker nancy pelosi and an analysis of obamacare. >> we have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it awa
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm PST
public servant. cia director david petraeus submitted a letter of resignation to president obama admitting he had an extramarital affair. the president accepted his resignation. petraeus who has been married for 37 years says he showed, quote, extremely poor judgment when he had the affair. petraeus has been running the cia since september of 2011. before that, he was in charge of allied forces in afghanistan. and he also oversaw coalition forces in iraq. in a letter to cia employees, petraeus wrote, such behavior is unacceptable both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours. president obama called petraeus one of the outstanding general officers of his generation. the president met with petraeus thursday afternoon. the general offered his resignation. the revelation came as a surprise. petraeus led the surge in iraq and went on to lead u.s. and nato forces in afghanistan. his wife works in the obama administration's consumer financial protection bureau. the couple has a daughter and a son. and president obama says he is confident that the cia will continue
FOX Business
Nov 10, 2012 5:00am EST
the intelligence community today. david petraeus is out. he went to the white house yesterday to tell obama he was resigning. the reason is because he had an extramarital affair. late this afternoon we learned that the affair was with his biographer, paula broadwell. this comes just days before congress gets set to have a hearing on the killing of chris stevens in benghazi, libya. no word but that will still be the case. speaker boehner saying that obamacare is the law of the land. ccming up next, what to expect with the floodgates that are with the floodgates that are coming the capital one cash rewards card gives you 1% cash back on all purchases, plus a 50% annual bonus. and everyone likes 50% more... [ midwestern/chicago accent ] cheddar! yeah! 50 percent more [yodeling] yodel-ay-ee-oo. 50% more flash. [ southern accent ] 50 percent more taters. that's where tots come from. [ male announcer ] the capital one cash rewards card gives you 1% cash back on every purchase plus a 50% annual bonus on the cash you earn. it's the card for people who like more cash. 50% more spy stuff. what'
MSNBC
Nov 10, 2012 3:00am PST
everybody is obsessed with right now is who's the obama administration for the president's second term? when andrea mitchell got on air today at 2:51 p.m. and announced that general david petraeus was resigning unexpectedly and immediately as head of the cia, that second question in washington, the question of who is going to hold the most important jobs in the obama administration now, who is going to run the country on a day-to-day basis, this thing that everybody knows is due to change dramatically for the second term, at 2:51 today when andrea got on the air on msnbc, that stuff started to change already. when andrea mitchell broke this news about general rhett payous. we're going to speak with richard engle about this in a moment. about what the news of general petraeus means for the winning of that part of the government. we'll be talking with andrea about her scoop today. in order to appreciate how big a deal this is, how surprising it is, how not just consequential but potentially further consequential this thing is that happened today, you should know that before this was
FOX News
Nov 10, 2012 1:00pm EST
four-star general, david petraeus. i'm jamie colby, a brand new hour inside america's news headquarters. >> kelly: i'm kelly wright, and president obama accepting petraeus's resignation yesterday after the cia director admitted to carrying on an extramarital affair and reports say he had a relationship with his biographer, paula broadwell. and many are expressing shock and sadness over his resignation and some are questioning the timing of this. because it comes days before he's supposed to speak to lawmakers about the deadly attack on the the u.s. consulate in libya. molly henneberg is live in washington with more details and molly, good afternoon to you. >> hi, jamie, the fbi came upon the affair and really by accident during a part of a bigger investigation of suspicious e-mails sent to general petraeus and perhaps others. now that he's stepped down, general petraeus will not testify this upcoming week at house and intelligence committee hearings investigating the benghazi libya attack and some republicans say that sounds a little close to suspicious. petraeus in charge
CNN
Nov 10, 2012 1:00am PST
, and especially since you mentioned general david petraeus is taken over the generalship of the cia. >> and, suzanne, we don't know how long the fbi was investigating, do we know if the obama administration knew about this before the election? >> no, but wouldn't we all love to know the answer to that. that really is a burning question. just days after the election, something like this comes out. clearly something like this had been going on for a while. it wasn't -- you know, it's not likely that a couple of days after the election, general petraeus had a crisis of conscience and decided this is the time now for me to come clean on everything. which also makes you wonder, did other people know about this? was there the possibility they could have used this against him or to black mail him in any way? that would have spoken directly to his ability to protect secrets as well. lots of unanswered questions. more will be coming out in the coming days. >> the other questions, did the administration, if they knew about it decide not to let this be announced before the i election because t
FOX News
Nov 10, 2012 1:00am EST
this white house. and a lot of pressure on senior intelligence officials, like general david petraeus. thls a complete surprise, though. >> the timing is just too perfect for the obama administration. just as the administration claimed that there was purely coincidence that our benghazi conflict attack was on the anniversary of september 11. now it's purely coincidence that this extra-marital affair surfaces right after the election -- want before, but right after, but before the intelligence chief goes to capitol hill to get grilled. >> we had heard he may have resigned for personal reasons. one of those reasons was the possibility of an extra-marital affair. we are confirmed it because a letter has been submitted by david petraeus himself. >> i just got off the phone with someone who talked with general petraeus, just in the past few moments. and the message was... a couple of points. one was, tell the truth. it was my request. the white house did not pressure me to do this. this has nothing to do with benghazi, nothing at all. this was my request. this has nothing to do with it. i
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